NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

follicular thyroid cancer
(fuh-LIH-kyoo-ler THY-royd KAN-ser)
Cancer that forms in follicular cells in the thyroid. It grows slowly and is highly treatable.